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HTDC Awards More Than $3 Million in Grants to Hawaii CompaniesPosted on July 26, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC recently awarded $3,273,533 in funding from two grant programs to 13 Hawaii companies to help support development of new products to solve critical issues.
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HGIA Invites Proposals to Finance Clean Energy ProjectsPosted on July 14, 2016 in NewsGreen Energy Market Securitization
Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority -- HGIA today announced its Open Solicitation for Financing Arrangements -- a call for proposals from clean energy developers, financiers, and other industry participants seeking Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) fund support for clean energy projects in the State of Hawaii.
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High Technology Development Corporation Announces Three New GraduatesPosted on June 30, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC, the state of Hawaii agency that promotes and supports innovation and technology business startups, has graduated three more companies from its successful business Incubator Program at the Manoa Innovation Center (MIC).
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Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Celebrates 50th AnniversaryPosted on June 29, 2016 in NewsForeign-Trade Zone No. 9
DBEDT celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 (FTZ9) division today. The “Hawaii FTZ9: 50 Years and Beyond” event showcased 50 commemorative photos to highlight the 50 years of operations in the State of Hawaii.
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DBEDT Releases Data on Big Island and Kauai Consumer SpendingPosted on June 27, 2016 in News2014 Consumer Spending
DBEDT released two reports today that provides data and analysis on spending patterns of Big Island and Kauai households in 2014.
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Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Gets Ready to Celebrate 50th AnniversaryPosted on June 21, 2016 in NewsForeign-Trade Zone No. 9
Media Advisory -- DBEDT is getting ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary celebration of its Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) division.
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Third Annual Honolulu Mini Maker Faire to Showcase Invention and Creativity in HawaiiPosted on June 17, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC is sponsoring the third annual Honolulu Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 5 p.m., at Iolani School. The Honolulu Mini Maker Faire takes after the national Maker Faire by Maker Media, which launched in the Bay Area in 2006 and spawned more than 100 independently produced events worldwide.
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Fourth Annual MaiTai Maui Tech Night Takes Place Tuesday June 14Posted on June 8, 2016 in NewsHiGrowth Initiative
DBEDT through its attached agency, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), announces the fourth annual MaiTai Maui Tech Night, a signature Startup Paradise event held in partnership with a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, tech executives and entrepreneurs.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Announces Music Immersive Participants for Songwriting Boot Camp and MentorsPosted on June 8, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the participants and coaches for the Music Immersive Program (June 11-15) through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH). The program will take place on Hawaii Island, right before the annual Hawaii Songwriters Festival (June 16-18).
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Creative Lab Hawaii Announces Public Programs on Animation, Broadband/New Media and Mobile Game AppsPosted on June 2, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a series of events to grow Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs. The events include two panel discussions, a keynote talk and an ideation weekend, which are all free and open to the public. The programs are made possible through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH).
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